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Sarah Weinman
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The @didiondoc Kickstarter went live this morning and is already 2/3 towards its goal. kickstarter.com/projects/86798…
What is the word, preferably German, for an article you can't bring yourself to subtweet?
Well played. RT @megangarber: We got Don DeLillo, the author of "White Noise," to review Taylor Swift's white noise theatlantic.com/entertainment/…
CONFIRMED | 1 shooter shot dead at Parliament Hill, but there is more than 1 suspect. #cbcOTT #OTTnews
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More shots fired just off Parliament Hill. Police telling everyone to take cover.
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OY RT @amychozick Andrew Cuomo's memoir sold 945 hardcovers in first week on shelves, according to BookScan. That's right, guys, 945 copies.
Stay safe, hometown.
Watch live: CBC NN coverage of shooting of soldier at Ottawa Cenotaph; shooter still on loose around Parliament Hill: cbc.ca/player/News/ID…
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I want to subscribe to this SO MUCH. twitter.com/TechnicallyRon… (via @moorehn)
We're in for it now! RT @PublishersLunch An Early Start to the "Best of" Lists publun.ch/1teAI0I [reg. rqrd.]
Still not entirely convinced @michikokakutani isn't just @kakutani_ebooks in disguise
The Didion documentary almost certainly has roots in footage Griffin shot of Didion reading BLUE NIGHTS back in 2011. thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/…
To be accurate, Griffin Dunne is co-directing the documentary with Susanne Rostock, but the campaign video is all Griffin and (obvs) Joan.
Griffin Dunne is making a documentary about his aunt, Joan Didion. You can back it on Kickstarter now. kickstarter.com/projects/86798…
When the B&N in Bay Plaza closes, that will leave the Bronx -- pop. 1.4 million -- without a bookstore. m.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx…
Pretty much. RT @thebookseller: Richard Flanagan earns more in week since Booker win than in previous ten years: thebookseller.com/news/walliams-…
How to write a tribute, by @carr2n. RT @brianstelter: "Ben Bradlee clanked when he walked." nyti.ms/1CUOsyB
Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post editor, dies at 93 via @washingtonpost wapo.st/1t9ONOc
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Anna Todd is this fall's Amanda Hocking. nytimes.com/2014/10/22/bus…
Yeah, don't do that, it's a small small world. RT @rgay: When someone who has openly disliked you asks for a blurb.
that was, without a doubt, the geekiest tweet I have ever composed, and I do not care
Kyrie is trending but alas, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei are not
Mercury is *definitely* in retrograde if NYRB and Vice are in partnership. capitalnewyork.com/article/media/…
Mansplaining gets its ouroboros moment. salon.com/2014/10/20/rip… (via @lbennett)
Maybe we need out-and-out Razzie Awards in Literature?
The amount of bitching about Cormac McCarthy here, you know he'd be pissed if he got nominated for the Edgar Award. thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/…
Breaking News: Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Killing Girlfriend nyti.ms/ZE9STM
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It has been a very long day and this is my reward. pic.twitter.com/Z44Mnv53CL
This day was already long and now I have to learn how to sing in Hungarian help
Now updated w/ ceo Reidy's note to authors/agents: S&S and Amazon Agree to Multi-Year Renewal, With Agency Restored publun.ch/1x1CMYX
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Indeed, Atavist Books is winding down operations by the end of the year. Its first title pubbed in March. lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2014/10/atavis…
Slate is syndicating Vulture pieces? Is this a new thing? slate.me/1CMNiFt
We've got lots more at @PublishersLunch on S&S and Amazon's new terms agreement, "close to full agency": lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2014/10/simon-… [reg req'd]
Wow, I hope they can pull this off: SF Bay Guardian staff hoping to buy back the paper. sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2014… (via @geetadayal)
25 years later, the search for Jacob Wetterling carries on. m.startribune.com/politics/state…
This is a rather breathless piece of puffery. mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/bits/201…
Why can't every car be the quiet car?
My new telltale sign of an anxiety dream is if social media shows up in some way, shape or form.
Nick Paumgarten's profile of Billy Joel is awfully good. Remarkable he hasn't had a new album in 21 years. newyorker.com/magazine/2014/…
Uh, this week's New Yorker short story is by Tom Hanks? newyorker.com/magazine/2014/…
I'd say this is developing. RT @ABC: Bodies of 7 women found in northwest Indiana: abcn.ws/1Fq6o8n
And by "interchangeable" I mean I just want to make jokes about Linus fearing the Great Kale
Hey guys, if pumpkin is the new kale, think of all the things that can be interchangeable now! twitter.com/bittman/status… (via @imjasondiamond)